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  • adj. Pertaining to the urinary bladder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the bladder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a vesica; cystic; especially, pertaining to the urinary bladder: as, vesical arteries, veins, or nerves; vesical distention.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a bladder (especially the urinary bladder)


From Latin vesica ‘bladder’. (Wiktionary)


  • Thus its anterior part, known as the vesical layer, forms the anterior and lateral ligaments of the bladder.

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  • The drug is shaped in a sphere, also known as a vesical, made up of lipids.

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  • A resident physician suspected that a third stone was stuck in the uretero-vesical pipe, but X rays failed to turn up one.

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  • Nov. 26th he had complete retention from vesical paralysis, and sent for me at night to relieve him.

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  • Patients suffering from vesical calculus are always constipated, and the dysuria may increase to the degree called furia,

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  • Gilbert's medical treatment of vesical calculus consists generally in the administration of diuretics and lithontriptics and the local application of poultices, plasters and inunctions of various kinds.

    Gilbertus Anglicus Medicine of the Thirteenth Century

  • While Gilbert is very scrupulous in his examination of the gross appearances of the urine in most diseases, his discussion of the diseases of the kidneys and bladder includes only pain in the kidneys, abscess of the kidneys, renal and vesical calculus, hematuria, incontinence of urine, dysuria and strangury.

    Gilbertus Anglicus Medicine of the Thirteenth Century

  • Compendium by an abstract of Gilbert's views on vesical calculus and its treatment, which cover more than fifteen pages of his work.

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  • Fig. 3, Plate 62, represents the prostate with its three lobes enlarged, and the prostatic canal and vesical orifice narrowed.

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  • If the trocar pierce the bladder at this point, the seminal vessels converging to the prostate from either side, and the recto-vesical serous pouch behind, will escape being wounded.

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